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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    26 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£60,785.00 - £66,956.00

Pay scale

Leadership scale points L11 - L15 DOE

What skills and experience we're looking for

Why This Role?

This isn't just any Deputy Head position - it's a chance to be part of something truly special. As a newly created role within our outstanding Trust, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children that attend our setting. Whether you're an emerging leader hungry for a chance to make an impact or a seasoned senior leader seeking fresh challenges, we want to hear from you.

What We're Looking For:

Above all, we're searching for someone with the right attitude and disposition - someone who is relentless in their pursuit of excellence and unwavering in their commitment to providing the very best educational offer for our students. Under the guidance of our Executive Principal, you'll add capacity to our leadership teams, leading and/or supporting on various aspects of school improvement, including CPD, teacher and middle leaders development, behaviour, attendance, and safeguarding.

Your Role:

This role will be as dynamic and diverse as our Trust itself. From spearheading professional development initiatives to driving improvements in behaviour and attendance, you'll be at the forefront of shaping our schools' success. Don't worry if you don't have direct experience in all areas of school leadership - we'll provide you with high-quality training and guidance through a comprehensive induction program.

What the school offers its staff

Join Our Team as Deputy Head across the Lion Academy Trust (Wellingborough Hub)

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey in education?

About Us:

At the Lion Academy Trust, we're not just shaping young minds; we're nurturing future leaders, innovators, and changemakers. Our commitment to excellence and inclusivity drives everything we do, and now, due to the expansion of our Trust, we're seeking a passionate and dynamic individual to join us in a unique and newly created role as a Deputy Head who will work across all of our primary schools in the Wellingborough Hub.

Why Join Us?

  • Make an Impact: Your work will directly impact the lives of children and families in the Wellingborough community.

  • Professional Growth: We're committed to your development and offer opportunities for career advancement within our Trust all the way through to Headship.

  • Innovation: Join a forward-thinking organisation where we aim to prepare our children for the future with our bespoke curriculum.

  • Collaborative Culture: Work alongside passionate educators who are dedicated to making a difference every day.

Ready to Join Us?

If you're ready to take the next step in your career or just want to find a bit more information about this bespoke and unique role, then contact Executive Principal Mr Nicky Kingsnorth on 01933 381600 for a private and confidential chat.

Application Process:

Please submit your application via:


by Friday 17th May at 3.00pm. Early applications are encouraged, as we will be reviewing candidates on a rolling basis.

Join us on this journey to excellence - together, we can empower every child to reach their full potential!

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ruskin Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
183 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 7

Arranging a visit to Ruskin Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kerry@lionacademytrust.net.

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